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Colin Campbell CAMERON

Regimental number274
Place of birthJamestown, South Australia
SchoolPublic School and Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
AddressJamestown P.O., South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs. H.S. Cameron, Jamestown P.O., South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

MID awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 33 (1 April 1920).
Recommendation date: 16 October 1915

FateDied of disease 18 November 1918
Place of death or woundingPort Said, Egypt
Age at death28.7
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPort Said War memorial Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 12), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Hannah CAMERON, Jamestown, South Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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